Professor Tingay is a John Curtin Distinguished Professor at Curtin University. He has 30 years of experience in astronomy and astrophysics research and management.
He is Deputy Executive Director of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR). ICRAR is a joint venture between Curtin University and the University of Western Australia. Professor Tingay is also Executive Director of the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy.
Professor Tingay has worked on the SKA project for more than 20 years, at national and international levels.